Three Visits to Madagascar during the years 1853-1854-1856. Including a journey to the capital; with notices of the natural history of the country and of the present civilization of the people.
by ELLIS, Rev. William (1794-1872).
New York:: Harper & Brothers, 1859., 1859. 8vo. xv, , -514,  pp. Illustrations ["by woodcuts from photographs, etc."], Madagascar map, portraits; small hole in margin of p. xv, moderate foxing. Original full publisher's brown blind and gilt-stamped cloth; extremities worn, corners showing, upper joint loose. Good. "Appendix. Brief remarks on the Malagasy language": pp. -514. This is one of several principle works on all aspects of life in Madagascar, providing insights in to life there under the reign of Queen Ranavalona I (1828-61). – J. D. Fage, John E. Flint, Roland Anthony Oliver, The Cambridge History of Africa, Volume 5, (1976), p. 524.
(Inventory #: GG01507)
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